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BOF: 2.208

A 52-year-old male who is known to have cirrhosis of the liver presents with deteriorating renal function. Your consultant makes a diagnosis of hepatorenal syndrome and suggests treatment with salt free albumin and terlipressin.

Terlipressin is beneficial in hepatorenal syndrome as it causes:

a)      Renal vasodilatation

b)      Splanchnic vasoconstriction

c)      Osmotic diuresis

d)      Stimulates the juxtaglomerular apparatus

e)      Inhibits anti diuretic hormone (ADH)

 

 

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